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Policemen, soldiers exchange gunfire in shoot out in Aba

It was more of a Hollywood war film yesterday in Aba, Abia State, as soldiers believed to be attached to the Forward Operation Base and Mobile Policemen engaged in heavy shoot out over alleged assault on one of them.

Governor Ikpeazu ‘constructs’ 56 roads in 3 years

Ikpeazu who said this at a Town-Hall Meeting organised by Abia Development Organisation (ADO), in Abuja, noted that 79 other roads were currently under construction or repair.

Official: Abia government‘ll stop depending on federal allocation by 2022

Abia State Government will cease to depend on federal allocation from 2022 when the return on government’s current investment in oil palm will be sufficient enough to finance the state.

Governor Ikpeazu: We have completed 60 roads in Abia

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, said his administration had constructed 60 roads across the state since inauguration in 2015.

Police deploy 500 mobile policemen to restore peace in Aba

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed over 500 Police Mobile Force men to Aba to restore peace in the troubled city.

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President Buhari: Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie brought honour to Nigeria

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Human trafficking: NAPTIP advises parents against undue pressure on children

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Federal government to engage media to promote exclusive breastfeeding

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Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”